How to unlock STC Huawei e5172s-927 router?

Here is a complete guide for you to unlock an STC Huawei E5172s-927 Router. Just follow the given steps cautiously and you are done! In our previous post, we have also shared the procedure to change STC WiFi and Modem password.

Download the firmware

The first step you need to take to unlock the STC Huawei e5172s-927 router is to download the firmware from the link given here

Connect your laptop with e5172s-927

The next step you need to take to unlock the STC Huawei e5172s-927 router is to;

  • remove the SIM card.
  • Connect the power plug with electricity.
  • Connect your computer or laptop with an ethernet cable with the modem.

Login to STC Huawei e5172s-927 router

Once it is connected, you need to open this address to 192.168.1.1 through the web browser on your computer to unlock the STC Huawei e5172s-927 router. 

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You can notice the STC logo here which means that the modem is locked and being used by STC. The default username and password of STC Huawei e5172s-927 router is;

  • Username: Admin.
  • Password: Admin.

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After entering the control panel, click the Home tab and then click on the “Update” button. Now select the downloaded file and initiate the update.

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When you will hit the update button, the system will ask you if you want to update the software and instruct you not to use it while the update is in progress.

  • You just need to click on “OK” to start unlocking the STC Huawei e5172s-927 router.

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Unlock STC Huawei e5172s-927 router

After the update is done, you need to download another file from the following link’s firmware and follow the same procedure to update it in the system. Once you have followed the instructions given below, you are done.

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Congratulations, you have successfully unlocked the STC Huawei E5172s-927 Router.

If you click on the link given on your computer screen, it will ask you to log in to your router again but this time it will open on Huawei website rather than the STC website which means that your router has been successfully unlocked.

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